Donna Douglas, a Louisiana beauty queen turned actress who tapped into her poor Southern roots for the role of Elly May Clampett in the long-running TV sitcom "The Beverly Hillbillies," has died. Her age was variously reported as 81 or 82.
Dorothy "Dodo" Cheney, who was the first American woman tennis player to win the Australian Open and went on to a prolific career on the senior circuit, has died. She was 98.
Actress Elizabeth Peña, who had roles in “Down and Out in Beverly Hills,” “La Bamba,” "Lone Star," “Rush Hour” and “The Incredibles,” died Tuesday in Los Angeles after a brief illness, according to her manager, Gina Rugolo. She was 55.
Paul Revere, a teenage businessman who found an outlet for his entrepreneurial spirit in the form of a campy rock 'n' roll band that capitalized on his name, wore Revolutionary War-era costumes and cranked out a string of grungy hits in the mid-1960s, has died. The founder of Paul Revere and...
Paul Revere, a keyboard player who formed a campy rock ‘n’ roll band that capitalized on his name, wore Revolutionary War-era costumes and cranked out a string of grungy hits in the mid-1960s, has died. The founder of Paul Revere and the Raiders was 76.
George "Shotgun" Shuba, a Brooklyn Dodgers teammate of Jackie Robinson whose congratulatory gesture after a Robinson home run in 1946 was captured in a photograph that signaled a changing society, has died. He was 89.
Scott Ross, a former All-America linebacker for USC who played on three Rose Bowl teams, died Sunday in Lafayette, La., the university announced. He was 45.
Carla Laemmle, a dancer, actress and niece of Universal Pictures founder Carl Laemmle who grew up at her uncle's studio watching movies being made, died Thursday night at her home in Los Angeles. One of the last links to Hollywood's silent film era, Laemmle was 104.